Performer: Lennie Hayton and the M-G-M Studio Orchestra Writer: Freed
From M-G-M Tech. Film "Singin' In The Rain".
Digitized from a shellac record, at 78 revolutions per minute. Four stylii were used to transfer this record.They are 2.0 mil truncated conical, 2.3 mil truncated conical, 2.8 mil truncated conical, 3.3 mil truncated conical. These were recorded flat and then also equalized with Turnover: 400.0, Rolloff: -12.0.
The preferred version suggested by an audio engineer at George Blood, L.P. is the equalized version recorded with the 2.3 mil truncated conical stylus, and has been copied to have the more friendly filename.
June 23, 2017 Subject:
"Singin' in the Rain"
This is the iconic titular song by Gene Kelly (1912-1996). During filming, it was said that Kelly had a fever of 103 degrees Fahrenheit on the day of the filming of this scene and refused to take a sick day which would have significantly affected production schedules. From the film, this is one of the most intense choreographed moments in cinematic history with its intricate dancing technique executed by Gene Kelly, who was already a professional dancer and choreographer. (part 1: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B0asbGJbLKc&t=47s; part 2: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_UmaFTEIZ84) Like many of the songs in the film, "Singin' in the Rain" was originally heard in "The Hollywood Revue of 1929" (once with Cliff Edwards with Brox Sisters and then again as a reprise with the entire cast- the link to the reprise is the following: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fUba07FwXSw). *Exact date of the release is unknown*